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Re: Lots of lost+found files ...



On Dec 06, 2001  18:23 +0000, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 04:38:57PM -0000, Andy Bianchi wrote:
> > Would I be right in thinking that if ext3 was hit with a data-corruption
> > problem beyond it's control, i.e. it thought everything was okay but in
> > reality something had got written wrong, that it would then be feasible 
> > that I wouldn't notice it for a while since fsck wasn't been run?  Or is
> > this theory garbage?
> 
> That's precisely correct, and this is why having a reliable fsck to
> recover from unexpected corruption is important even for journaling
> filesystems.

And why disabling both the per-mount and time-based e2fscks is a bad idea.

Cheers, Andreas
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Andreas Dilger
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2resize/
http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/





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